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  •  Makes no sense how? (0+ / 0-)

    Certainly no less sense than including soot cleanup as a step to fight global warming.  Getting particulates out of the air is definitely better for our health, but will make the problem of warming a little bit worse.

    As to methane, results are relatively fast, so I don't put much stock in 5 year alarmism.

    What I do put stock in is concern with CO2 levels because they take a damned long time to mitigate.  And they will keep rising rapidly over the next 5 years.  China alone will increase it's CO2 output by an amount roughly equal to the entire US output.

    While I think it's a great idea to make agriculture more rational and certainly there is nothing wrong with mitigating methane, it won't matter if we can't but the brakes on CO2.

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    by dinotrac on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 05:00:07 AM PST

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